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WSTU 1 - Introduction to Women’s Studies


3 units
3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for ENGL 1A  
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This interdisciplinary course introduces students to the key concepts, theoretical perspectives, and history of the field of women’s studies.  Feminist activism in the U.S. and the social construction of sex, gender, and sexuality will be examined.  Utilizing feminist perspectives, students will analyze how gender intersects with race, ethnicity, social class, and sexuality as well as the representation, participation, and statuses of women in American institutions such as the media, workplace, and family.



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